Homeless Colorado veteran receives donated car to help with doctor’s appointments


A veteran in Colorado who has been down on his luck received a special gift on Saturday to help get to doctor’s appointments.

Matthew Kenyon has been having ongoing struggles after being diagnosed with gangrene nearly a year ago that developed into a spinal infection. After losing his job, him and wife wound up homeless.

“We’ve been homeless for a while now,” Keynon told FOX31. “To get to a lot of our appointments, we’ve been having to take mass transit.”

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On Saturday, the Gulf War veteran and his wife received a special gift at the at the Freedom 4 Miler Walk/Run in Lone Tree — a donated car to help them get to doctor’s appointments.

“I am just so grateful to them for doing it,” he told FOX31.

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The vehicle was donated through the efforts of the Colorado Veterans Project, Geico and Caliber Collision.



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